Editorial: Opioids 2019 & Beyond?
Editorial: Opioids 2019 &Beyond? J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2018 Jun - Sep;32(2-3):61-62 Authors: Jackson KC PMID: 31066638 [PubMed - in process]
Clinicians deciding whether to refer a patient or family to specialty palliative care report facing high levels of uncertainty. Most research on medical uncertainty has focused on prognostic uncertainty. As part of a pediatric palliative referral intervention for oncology teams we explored how uncertainty might influence palliative care referrals.
Palliative care is rarely accessible in low- and middle-income countries, and lack of adequate training for healthcare providers is a key reason. In Vietnam, the Ministry of Health, major hospitals and medical universities, and foreign physician-educators have partnered to initiate palliative care training for physicians.
Conclusion: CT-guided 125 I seed implantation represents an effective and safe palliative care for patients with MESCC, which can effectively relieve pain and spinal cord compression and improve nerve function and quality of life.
Evidence-based resource allocation is receiving increasing attention as we strive for equity, transparency and cost-effectiveness across health care. In the context of finite resources, which of our patients with terminal illness should be prioritised for urgent palliative care?
We write to express our appreciation for the many tributaries of care and concern around pediatric palliative care research that are reflected in the paper Challenges and Priorities for Pediatric Palliative Care Research (submitted for publication by Drs. Chris Feudtner and Joanne Wolfe – July 2019). We are caregivers whose children and families have been the beneficiaries of pediatric palliative care, and we are dedicated to building awareness of its critical value in our roles as staff and parent members of Courageous Parents Network, a national non-profit whose mission it is t o empower, orient and support parents...
Palliative care (PC) is associated with increased quality of life for individuals with life-limiting illnesses. Despite growing recognition of the need for public advocacy and involvement, data on public perception of PC is limited. We sought to examine patterns of beliefs, socio-demographic differences, and the impact of information source on perceptions of PC.
What are some fellowships to do out of an EM residency, that gets you into more of a normal 9-5? Pain Palliative Care What are some others? How is ICU scheduling. Can you just do 7 on and 7 off of days?
Specialized pediatric palliative care (SPPC) is increasingly involved in the care of seriously ill children, yet the evidence on its impact has not been comprehensively reviewed.
Spiritual care refers to practices and rituals addressing spiritual/religious concerns. It supports coping with loss and finding hope, meaning, and peace. Although integral to palliative care, its implementation is challenging.
Palliative care (PC) for seriously ill surgical patients, including aligning treatments with patients ’ goals and managing symptoms, is associated with improved patient-oriented outcomes and decreased healthcare utilization. However, efforts to integrate PC alongside restorative surgical care are limited by the lack of a consensus definition for serious illness in the perioperative context.